Ashim Ahluwalia is a critically acclaimed film director and screenwriter. He is known to work with archival materials and is credited with the re-discovery of lost works in his films. For instance, his metaphysical exploration of the distinguished painter Akbar Padamsee’s lost experimental film in ‘Events in a Cloud Chamber’ (2016) and the forgotten softcore horror films in ‘Miss Lovely’ (2012). ‘Events in a Cloud Chamber’ shot on Super 8 opened at the 73rd Film Festival and was shown at the BFI London Film Festival, as well as the Museum of Modern Art, among other festivals and venues.
In the spirit of experimentation and collaboration, Akbar Padamsee set up VIEW, the ‘Vision Exchange Workshop’ at his Napean Sea Road apartment between 1969 - 1972. VIEW provided a space with equipment and resources where participants across disciplines including artists,…MORE DETAILS